Account Development Coordinator

University of Toronto - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Number: 2001181

Faculty / Division: University of Toronto Scarborough

Department: UTSC: Arts & Science Co-op Programs

Campus: Scarborough

About us:
The University of Toronto Scarborough is a place of energy, enthusiasm and passion. Our commitment to inclusive excellence attracts the brightest learners, scholars and employees from around the globe. Our success has been made possible by the opportunity given to us by our Indigenous hosts to operate on their territory, and we cherish our continuing partnerships with these communities. The University of Toronto Scarborough is an exciting campus with unlimited potential. Join us on our journey.

Your opportunity:
The University of Toronto Scarborough has been a leader in Co-operative education, combining academic study with alternating work terms, for 40 years. Co-operative education gives students an opportunity to test skills learned in the classroom, and to expand their knowledge through related work experience. The Arts and Science Co-op Office is responsible for preparing students in over 35 unique program areas to compete for paid co-op work opportunities. The Office also is responsible for engaging industry partners who provide these work terms. A coordinated effort among the stakeholders of student, employer, and university Co-op programming contributes to the development of well-qualified graduates who are prepared to assume a productive role in society. With a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, the department works closely with campus and employer partners to support students as they work to achieve their academic and Co-op aspirations. Reporting to the Assistant Director, Partnerships and External Relations in the Arts and Science Co-op department, the incumbent supports the team in identifying and developing strong partnerships with potential employers to assure high quality paid co-op work term opportunities for Arts and Science Co-op students at the University of Toronto Scarborough.

Your responsibilities will include:
Acting as the first point of contact for general enquiries
Evaluating job prospects in alignment with student academic goals
Building and strengthening relationships with stakeholders and partners of strategic importance
Promoting programming, student needs and interests to employers and industry contacts
Identifying, fostering and maintaining relationships with potential and existing employers
Tracking the status of business development initiatives, activities and outcomes
Updating and maintaining database records
Coordinating the preparation and distribution of promotional/outreach materials

Essential Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree or acceptable combination of equivalent experience.
Minimum three years of experience in the areas of outreach, sales, business development or external relations.
Experience with process coordination.
Experience with market research and analysis, identification of target markets as well as relationship development.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a strong emphasis on influencing skills.
Excellent presentation skills and comfortable conducting cold calls.
Demonstrated experience using Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software.
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
Strong problem solving abilities.
Applicants are also expected to show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment.

Assets (Nonessential):
Knowledge of the career services industry and experience within a co-operative education environment preferred.

To be successful in this role you will be:

Travel: None

Notes: Please note that this is a one-year term position until June 2021.

A copy of the full job description is available upon request from the UTSC HR Office.

Employee Group: United Steelworkers (USW)

Appointment Type: Budget - Term

Schedule: Full-time

Pay Scale Group and Hiring Rate: USW Pay Band 10 - $61,846 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $79,088. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.

Job Field: Student Academic Experience

Job Posting: May 22, 2020

Job Closing: Jun 8, 2020, 10:59:00 PM